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Result of AGM

June 10, 2014



BlackRock Smaller Companies Trust plc Results of AGM Following the Annual General Meeting which was held today, 10 June 2014, we are pleased to announce that all resolutions put to shareholders were passed, including ordinary resolutions 10 and 11, and special resolutions 12, 13 and 14 as special business of the Company: (Res. 10) To increase the maximum aggregate remuneration of the Directors to 200,000 per year. (Res. 11) To grant the Directors authority to allot shares. (Res. 12) To authorise the Directors to disapply pre-emption rights in respect of issues of new shares or the sale of shares out of treasury. (Res. 13) To authorise the Directors to purchase the Company's shares for cancellation or to be held in treasury. (Res. 14) That the new Articles of Association be adopted to the exclusion of the existing Articles of Association In accordance with listing rule 9.6.2 a copy of the resolutions has been submitted to the National Storage Mechanism, and will shortly be available for inspection at: www.hemscott.com/nsm.do Proxy votes received in favour of the resolutions were as follows: Resolution 1: 100.00% Resolution 2: 99.52% Resolution 3: 84.84% Resolution 4: 100.00% Resolution 5: 99.52% Resolution 6: 99.98% Resolution 7: 99.52% Resolution 8: 98.70% Resolution 9: 99.98% Resolution 10: 84.80% Resolution 11: 99.95% Resolution 12: 99.87% Resolution 13: 99.06% Resolution 14: 85.33% 10 June 2014 END The content and accuracy of news releases published on this site and/or distributed by PR Newswire or its partners are the sole responsibility of the originating company or organisation. Whilst every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of our services, such releases are not actively monitored or reviewed by PR Newswire or its partners and under no circumstances shall PR Newswire or its partners be liable for any loss or damage resulting from the use of such information. All information should be checked prior to publication.




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